Public Administration & Management Products

  • Social Rights in the Welfare State

    Origins and Transformations

    Edited by Toomas Kotkas, Kenneth Veitch

    At a time when the future of the welfare state is the object of heated debate in many European countries, this edited collection explores the relationship between this institution and social rights. Structured around the themes of the politics of social rights, the relationship between social…

    Hardback – 2017-01-11 
    Routledge

  • Cost and Optimization in Government

    An Introduction to Cost Accounting, Operations Management, and Quality Control, Second Edition

    By Aman Khan

    Hardback – 2016-12-31 
    Routledge
    Public Administration and Public Policy

  • Critical Infrastructure Protection, Risk Management, and Resilience

    A Policy Perspective

    By Kelley Cronin, Nancy E. Marion

    Critical Infrastructure Protection and Risk Management covers the history of risk assessment, crtical infrastructure protection, and the various structures that make up the homeland security enterprise. The authors examine risk assessment in the public and private sectors, the evolution of laws and…

    Hardback – 2016-12-29 
    CRC Press

  • Federalism and Regional Policy in Contemporary Russia

    By Andrey Starodubtsev

    How do Russian leaders balance the need to decentralize governance in a socially and politically complex country with the need to guarantee political control of the state? Since the early 2000’s Russian federal authorities have arranged a system of political control on regional elites and their…

    Hardback – 2016-12-28 
    Routledge
    Studies in Contemporary Russia

  • Innovation in City Governments

    Structures, Networks, and Leadership

    By Jenny Lewis, Lykke Margot Ricard, Erik Hans Klijn, Tamyko Ysa Figueras

    Jenny Lewis is Professor of Public Policy at the University of Melbourne, Australia Lykke Ricard is Assistant Professor at The Department of Society and Globalisation, Democratic Network Governance, Roskilde University, Denmark Erik-Hans Klijn is Professor at the School of Social Sciences,…

    Hardback – 2016-12-22 
    Routledge
    Routledge Critical Studies in Public Management

  • Coming Home after Disaster

    Multiple Dimensions of Housing Recovery

    Edited by Alka Sapat, Ann-Margaret Esnard

    Post-disaster housing concerns and dilemmas are complex, global in nature, and are inextricably intertwined with social, economic, and political considerations. The multi-faceted nature of housing recovery requires a holistic approach that accounts for its numerous dimensions and contours that are…

    Hardback – 2016-12-21 
    CRC Press

  • Scientists' Impact on Decision-making

    A Case Study of the China Hi-Tech Research and Development Program

    By Ru Peng

    With the increasing influence of science and technology (S&T) on socioeconomic life and public affairs, there has been a growing demand for S&T expertise in today's public decision-making. The National High Technology Research and Development Program (863 Program), involving hundreds of S&…

    Hardback – 2016-12-20 
    Routledge
    China Perspectives

  • Chinese Cooperative-Harmonious Democracy

    By Zongchao Peng, Ben Ma, Taoxiong Liu

    After several decades of reform and opening up, China has come to a critical period of transformation and development. How to improve the development strategies to effectively promote China's democratic politics has once again attracted the world's attention. This book compares the commons and…

    Hardback – 2016-12-20 
    Routledge
    China Perspectives

  • Policy Change Under New Democratic Capitalism

    Edited by Hideko Magara

    Democratic capitalism in developed countries has been facing an unprecedented crisis since 2008. Its political manageability is declining sharply. Both democracy and capitalism now involve crucial risks that are significantly more serious than those observed in earlier periods. The notion of policy…

    Hardback – 2016-12-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Comparative Politics

  • Futures Research and Environmental Sustainability

    Theory and Method

    By James K. Lein

    This book explores the challenges of presenting sustainability as a more actionable or practical concept and identifying approaches that might offer useful assistance in addressing the temporal and spatial representation of sustainability. The underlying premise of this book is that sustainability…

    Hardback – 2016-12-19 
    CRC Press

  • Climate and Clean Energy Policy

    State Institutions and Economic Implications

    By Benjamin H. Deitchman

    State climate and clean energy policy will play a critical role in the future of the political dialogue and economic development. Policymakers from around the world already recognize the leadership of American states in this domain. Rooted in public policy theory, and employing a mixed-methods…

    Hardback – 2016-12-16 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Environmental Policy and Politics

  • Public Health Leadership

    Strategies for Innovation in Population Health and Social Determinants

    By Richard Callahan, Dru Bhattacharya

    With a practice-based approach, this book presents cutting-edge topics in healthcare and public health, drawing on the premise that there is no single perspective or stakeholder. The work demonstrates the complexity of intersecting interests and responsibilities in a graspable way, and includes…

    Hardback – 2016-12-16 
    Routledge

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